Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 799 762 913
Rank change year-on-year -37 +151 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 305 478 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.29% 1.99% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 188 289 222
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £74,050 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +24.22% -5.29%

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 23,594 24,043 21,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.91% 13.59% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19,218 19,689 17,661
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V.

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 6 months to 24 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 302 £50,000 - 14
UK excluding London +39 178 £45,000 -10.00% 7
London -31 121 £65,000 +23.81% 7
South West +29 63 £46,000 -8.00%
South East +38 32 £42,500 -28.57% 3
Midlands -11 30 £42,500 -15.00% 2
North of England +53 29 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East of England +90 23 £40,000 -33.33%
West Midlands -41 21 £38,750 -22.50%
Yorkshire +36 19 £48,750 -2.50%
North West +46 10 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +32 9 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Scotland - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 268 (87.87%) Windows
2 229 (75.08%) SCCM
3 212 (69.51%) Microsoft
4 183 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 167 (54.75%) PowerShell
6 132 (43.28%) Citrix
7 127 (41.64%) XenApp
8 119 (39.02%) Windows 10
9 116 (38.03%) Office 365
10 115 (37.70%) Windows 7
11 114 (37.38%) VMware
12 112 (36.72%) Application Packaging
13 111 (36.39%) XenDesktop
14 108 (35.41%) ITIL
15 97 (31.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 94 (30.82%) Windows Server
17 91 (29.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 89 (29.18%) MSI
19 86 (28.20%) VMware Infrastructure
20 76 (24.92%) Security Cleared
21 63 (20.66%) DNS
22 59 (19.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 58 (19.02%) Windows Server 2012
24 53 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
25 51 (16.72%) Ivanti
25 51 (16.72%) Application Virtualisation
26 50 (16.39%) Service Delivery
27 48 (15.74%) Microsoft Intune
28 47 (15.41%) VMware ESXi
28 47 (15.41%) SCOM

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (9.18%) Skype for Business
2 26 (8.52%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.25%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.92%) IIS
5 5 (1.64%) Confluence
6 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (12.46%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 116 (38.03%) Office 365
2 91 (29.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (10.49%) OneDrive
4 24 (7.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (5.90%) PaaS
7 6 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (1.97%) Yammer
8 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.31%) IaaS
9 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (20.66%) DNS
2 40 (13.11%) DHCP
3 39 (12.79%) Skype
4 37 (12.13%) NetScaler
5 21 (6.89%) TCP/IP
6 17 (5.57%) Remote Desktop
7 12 (3.93%) LAN
8 11 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (3.61%) SAN
9 8 (2.62%) Firewall
10 7 (2.30%) NAS
10 7 (2.30%) PCoIP
10 7 (2.30%) WAN
11 6 (1.97%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.64%) Internet
13 4 (1.31%) Intranet
14 3 (0.98%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.98%) PBX
14 3 (0.98%) VPN
14 3 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 89 (29.18%) MSI
2 27 (8.85%) InstallShield
3 24 (7.87%) AdminStudio
4 12 (3.93%) WinDbg
5 6 (1.97%) JIRA
5 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.64%) TestRail
6 5 (1.64%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.33%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (13.77%) Finance
2 13 (4.26%) Banking
3 7 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.31%) Advertising
5 3 (0.98%) Retail
6 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.66%) Law
6 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (14.75%) Applications Packager
3 29 (9.51%) Architect
4 27 (8.85%) Analyst
4 27 (8.85%) Citrix Engineer
5 22 (7.21%) Consultant
6 21 (6.89%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (5.57%) Active Directory Engineer
7 17 (5.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.57%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support
8 14 (4.59%) SCCM Specialist
8 14 (4.59%) Support Analyst
9 12 (3.93%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (3.93%) PowerShell Specialist
9 12 (3.93%) Server Specialist
9 12 (3.93%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (3.93%) Windows Server Specialist
9 12 (3.93%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.11%) Software Packaging
2 5 (1.64%) Apache Flex
3 3 (0.98%) COM+
3 3 (0.98%) DCOM
4 1 (0.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) ATL
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.52%) Clustering
3 23 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.54%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (5.90%) Fat Client
4 18 (5.90%) Thin Client
5 17 (5.57%) Management Information System
6 16 (5.25%) User Experience
7 13 (4.26%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.62%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.64%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.98%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.98%) PKI
12 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 268 (87.87%) Windows
2 119 (39.02%) Windows 10
3 115 (37.70%) Windows 7
4 97 (31.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (30.82%) Windows Server
6 58 (19.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (12.13%) Windows 8
8 15 (4.92%) Windows XP
9 14 (4.59%) Linux
10 11 (3.61%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.64%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.64%) Unix
11 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.33%) CentOS
12 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (36.72%) Application Packaging
2 108 (35.41%) ITIL
3 59 (19.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 53 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (16.72%) Application Virtualisation
6 50 (16.39%) Service Delivery
7 44 (14.43%) Migration
8 37 (12.13%) Compatibility Testing
9 35 (11.48%) Software Distribution
10 33 (10.82%) Customer Requirements
11 32 (10.49%) Service Management
12 31 (10.16%) ITIL V3
13 30 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (8.52%) Customer Engagement
15 25 (8.20%) Asset Management
15 25 (8.20%) Presales
16 23 (7.54%) ITSM
16 23 (7.54%) Mentoring
16 23 (7.54%) Project Management
17 22 (7.21%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (54.75%) PowerShell
2 31 (10.16%) VBScript
3 19 (6.23%) SQL
4 11 (3.61%) C
4 11 (3.61%) Python
5 10 (3.28%) VB
6 5 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.64%) PHP
7 4 (1.31%) C++
7 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.98%) C#
9 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 76 (24.92%) Security Cleared
2 43 (14.10%) DV Cleared
3 34 (11.15%) SC Cleared
4 32 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (7.54%) MCSE
6 20 (6.56%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (6.23%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.93%) CCA
10 11 (3.61%) Degree
10 11 (3.61%) MCP
11 10 (3.28%) MCSA
11 10 (3.28%) MCTS
12 5 (1.64%) CCNA
12 5 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.64%) RHCE
13 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.56%) SLA
2 8 (2.62%) QA
3 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.31%) GDPR
4 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 183 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 127 (41.64%) XenApp
3 111 (36.39%) XenDesktop
4 86 (28.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (15.41%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (14.75%) Hyper-V
7 33 (10.82%) BitLocker
8 30 (9.84%) Virtual Desktop
9 21 (6.89%) vSphere
10 16 (5.25%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (3.93%) DFS Replication
12 8 (2.62%) XenServer
13 6 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.97%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 229 (75.08%) SCCM
2 48 (15.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 47 (15.41%) SCOM
4 39 (12.79%) WSUS
5 34 (11.15%) SCOrch
6 26 (8.52%) AirWatch
6 26 (8.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 23 (7.54%) XenMobile
8 21 (6.89%) Microsoft Clustering
9 18 (5.90%) IBM BigFix
10 16 (5.25%) SCVMM
11 15 (4.92%) SCDPM
11 15 (4.92%) SCSM
12 12 (3.93%) vCenter Server
13 11 (3.61%) Perfmon
13 11 (3.61%) Puppet
14 9 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (2.95%) PowerCLI
15 6 (1.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 6 (1.97%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 212 (69.51%) Microsoft
2 132 (43.28%) Citrix
3 114 (37.38%) VMware
4 51 (16.72%) Ivanti
5 29 (9.51%) Altiris
5 29 (9.51%) McAfee
5 29 (9.51%) Symantec
6 24 (7.87%) HP
7 23 (7.54%) IBM
7 23 (7.54%) MobileIron
8 19 (6.23%) Cisco
9 17 (5.57%) Dell
10 12 (3.93%) Veritas
11 11 (3.61%) 3PAR
11 11 (3.61%) Brocade
12 10 (3.28%) Wyse
13 8 (2.62%) Autodesk
13 8 (2.62%) Novell
14 6 (1.97%) Adobe
14 6 (1.97%) Apple